RCSLT Online Outcome Tool

Therapy Outcome Measures

ROOT training resources

The following training resources have been developed for the ROOT.

Module 1: Introduction to the ROOT

This module is relevant for all users. Click here to look at the following video clips:

  • What is ROOT? 
  • Navigating the ROOT


Module 2: Direct data entry

This module is designed for those using the 'direct data entry' method of recording TOMs in the ROOT only. This means that you will be entering TOMs for each service user directly into the ROOT. If you are unsure whether this applies to you, contact the person leading on this in your organisation.

The module covers:

  • Adding a patient 
  • Adding an episode of care
  • Editing and deleting a rating 

Please click here.

For information about entering data about individuals with confirmed or suspected COVID-19, please click here.   

Module 3: Uploading data

This module is for services who are uploading their data to the ROOT. If you are using the 'direct data entry' method (Module 2), you do not need to complete this module. Proceed directly to Module 4.

The module covers:

  • Uploading a data file
  • Column mapping
  • Previewing your import

Please click here.

Module 4: Generating reports

This module is relevant to all users and is split into four parts: 

  • Generating reports for individual service users - click here
  • Generating service-level (aggregated) reports: general and quarterly - click here 
  • Generating service-level (aggregated) reports: AAC - click here 
  • Generating reports using the old report viewer* - click here
    *Please note: Once the new-style reports have been fully developed and tested, the old-style reports, along with this guidance, will be removed 


Any questions? 

Please let us know if you have any queries or questions about using the ROOT. For all enquiries, please contact ROOT@rcslt.org.

We would welcome any feedback on these training resources.

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